POLITICS

‘Peace and quiet’ State Duma Elections in Yakutia: No voter fraud...

No voter fraud was detected at the State Duma elections on 18 September in the region, according to Ekaterina Kladkina, a member of the Central Electoral Commission...

State Duma Elections 2016: Yakutia’s voter turnout rate is 47.89%

State Duma Elections are over in Russia. According to the preliminary data, voter turnout rate was estimated at 47.89 percent in Yakutia, as Anatoly Krivoshapkin,...

NEWS

ECONOMY

ALROSA sold diamonds worth $1.65 mln at auction in Yakutsk

Diamond miner Alrosa has sold out precious gems worth $1.654 million at the international auction...

Alrosa to struggle against fake diamonds

Russia's diamond miner Alrosa developed a synthetic diamond detection device, which allows to identify fake...

Alrosa to start diamond mining in Angola in 3-4 years

Alrosa is expected to start diamong mining in Angola (the Luaxe project) in 3-4 years,...

Eurasian Diamond Centre is opened in Vladivostok

The Eurasian Diamond Centre was opened under the 2nd Eastern Economic Forum on 2 September. Alrosa's...

Head of Yakutia mapped out the strategy till 2030 year

Egor Borisov has signed a number of documents, one of which is the decree "On the...

SOCIETY

Yakutian event tourism’s projects won prizes in Russian Event Awards

Yakutian projects got prizes at the regional stage of the “Russian Event Awards” in Vladivostok. The republic presented following projects: a gastronomic festival "The Taste of...

NATURE

Where 25% of Russian Diamonds Come From: Yakutia’s Malykai village

Malykai is the village in Nyurba district in Yakutia (Russian region). Population is about 2000 people....

Photographer Sergey Karpukhin: Yakutia’s Kisilyah mountains boggled my imagination

Russian photographer Sergey Karpukhin narrates his adventures and shows his breathtaking photos in his Livejournal...

Russian paleontologist Andrey Ivantsov: Yakutia is the birthplace of trilobites

The model of remains of the most ancient trilobite (500 million years old), which was...

Irkutsk Oil Company LLC contributed to Yakutia’s Ecological Fund

Irkutsk Oil Company LLC decided to donate 300 thousand roubles to the Yakutia’s Ecological Fund. These...

Medium ice movement is observed on the Lena River in Kobyaisky district

In relation to spring river flooding high alert regime is introduced in the Kobyaisky district’s...

TRANSPORT

Egor Borisov: The bridge over Lena river to be erected by 2022

The bridge over the Lena river is essential for the development of republic as it is...

Yana highway: Temp detour roads to be repaired late this week

Incessant rains in Yakutia caused washaway on temporary detour roads of the highway "Yana" laid...

Kolyma highway incident: The bridge over Elga river is repaired

The road traffic is reopened on the bridge over the Elga river on the Kolyma...

President of Russia espouses construction of bridge over Lena river on terms of concession

During the talk with Vladimir Putin Egor Borisov called the attention of the official to the...

Manage the future: Railroad to Nijny Bestyah is to be constructed by the end of 2017

Yakutia’s authorities in cooperation with the Russia’s Ministry of Transport and Federal Rail Transport Agency...

INCIDENTS

Heavy rains flooded Even-Bytantaisk district in Yakutia

Even-Bytantaisk district was flooded due to heavy incessant rains. Hay producers were particularly affected as downpours destroyed all fodder reserve. The situation remains dire, according to...

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